Adidas, one of the official FIFA partners, is celebrating the launch of the 2014 World Cup Brazil ball, brazuca, with a nice promotion “Eu sou brazuca” (“I am brazuca”) that reaches… new-borns. The sportswear and gear brand is giving away the ball to the parents of children born today, December 3—the day of the 2014 FIFA launch.
After five years of preparation and training with Red Bull Stratos team, Austrian skydiving expert Felix Baumgartner finally accomplished his mission. On Sunday, October 14, he jumped from an altitude of 39,045 meters (128,100 feet) in a helium-filled balloon to become the first human being who broke the speed of sound in freefall.
Chrysler Group LLC is launching the next stage of its ‘Imported From Detroit’ campaign, which debuted with Eminem in a Super Bowl commercial in 2011. Hip hop artist’s track 8 Mile from the movie of the same name released in 2002 features a dedicated 8 Mile edition of the Chrysler 200 sedan to mark the movie’s 10-year anniversary.
In an attempt to engage consumers, brands have been experimenting with vending machines for the last couple of years. For example, Kenco Millicano installed a talking vending machine in London this August. Now PepsiCo offers Americans to experience vending in a new way. The company has introduced its Pepsi Interactive Vending machine pilot program which lets consumers in select U.S. locations to buy beverages, gift them and play games.